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News: Batman: Arkham City and Mercenary Kings Lead the Charge for PlayStation Plus in April

Batman: Arkham City and Mercenary Kings Lead the Charge for PlayStation Plus in April

Europe scores Pro Evolution Soccer 2014

As predicted, crazy blast-'em-up Mercenary Kings will be blitzing its way onto the PlayStation 4 courtesy of April's PlayStation Plus update. Along with the bullet bonanza, you lucky North Americans can expect to be swooping around Gotham as the caped crusader in Batman: Arkham City on PS3, along with copies...

News: Roguelike Card Game Hand of Fate Draws Up Its Hand on PS4 and Vita

Roguelike Card Game Hand of Fate Draws Up Its Hand on PS4 and Vita

Believe in the heart of the cards

Indie studio Defiant Development has recently announced on the PlayStation Blog that its fantasy card game Hand of Fate will be making its way onto the PlayStation 4 and Vita. Originally funded on Kickstarter, the title is described by its creator's as a "tabletop roguelike deck builder" that blends "tabletop card...

News: Uncharted PS4's Director Justin Richmond Departs Naughty Dog

Uncharted PS4's Director Justin Richmond Departs Naughty Dog

Could the last one please turn out the lights?

Whip out your Sony studio boss bingo sheet, as yet another high-profile developer has bit the dust. The latest in the long line of executives to exit the manufacturer is Justin Richmond, who was acting as Uncharted PS4’s game director. His departure follows in the footsteps of Amy Hennig, who worked...

Review: TowerFall Ascension (PlayStation 4)

TowerFall Ascension (PlayStation 4)

Who needs titans?

Remember the good old days of gathering your friends together on the couch for an intense multiplayer session? Indie outfit Matt Makes Games – a one-man development team comprised of Matt Thorson – has created a 2D action multiplayer title named TowerFall Ascension, where players practice the art of archery. This is actually an...

News: Batman: Arkham Knight's New Character Is Stealing the Caped Crusader's Gig

Batman: Arkham Knight's New Character Is Stealing the Caped Crusader's Gig

A dark blight?

It seems that beloved superhero Batman has some competition. Developer Rocksteady has revealed that the 'Arkham Knight' in its upcoming stealth action title Batman: Arkham Knight is in fact not the caped crusader, but a completely original character called – you guessed it – Arkham Knight. The new man about town was created...

News: Do You Remember Devil's Third? It's Going to Be Re-Revealed This Year

Do You Remember Devil's Third? It's Going to Be Re-Revealed This Year

Hell freezes over

It didn’t take long for legendary developer Tomonobu Itagaki to begin work on a new title following his departure from Team Ninja. The creator of the Dead or Alive franchise promptly founded Valhalla Game Studios, and set to work on a fresh franchise named Devil’s Third. That game was to be part of THQ’s lineup, but the...

Weirdness: Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

Developer Marvelous AQL's New Logo Certainly Makes an Impact

For better or for worse

While many developers are worshiped by an army of dedicated fans, others are met with humble logo recognition while players hammer at the start button waiting for a main menu to appear. Marvelous AQL, the developer of niche titles such as New Little King's Story and co-developer of the grotesque Soul Sacrifice, may fall into...

News: Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day Is Racing onto the PS3 Next Month

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day Is Racing onto the PS3 Next Month

Assassin a-go-go

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigime's Longest Day, a collaboration between the wonderful minds of assassin-obsessed Suda 51 and Crispy's! Inc's Yohei Kataoka of Tokyo Jungle fame, is heading to the PlayStation 3 on 18th April in Europe. The bundle comprises of four animated short movies – including Academy Award nominee Possessions...

News: Delayed PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Making 'Spectacular Progress'

Delayed PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Making 'Spectacular Progress'

Game director has left, though

There have been more bumps in DriveClub’s road to release than a motocross track after a 20 lap race. Having been delayed mere weeks before the launch of the PlayStation 4, the title has been parked up in developer Evolution Studios’ garage for some time now, undergoing serious body work in secret. That hasn’t...

News: Who Wants to Watch Sony's PS4 Virtual Reality Unveiling?

Who Wants to Watch Sony's PS4 Virtual Reality Unveiling?

Raise a hand

Irrespective of the importance of Sony’s virtual reality unveiling last week, the platform holder opted not to provide a livestream of its Project Morpheus developer session. Instead, we were forced to muddle our way through text blogs, which wasn’t quite the same as seeing the ever jovial Shuhei Yoshida on stage for real...